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Learn more about the Wampanoag way of life!
- Grades: 3–5
1. When the Pilgrims arrived at Cape Cod, as many as Wampanoag lived in the area that is now Massachusetts. Wampanoag means ___________.
FIND THE ANSWER: www.plimoth.org/kids/homeworkHelp/wampanoag.php
2. When the Pilgrims arrived in Cape Cod, the Wampanoag leader _________signed a treaty of friendship with the settlers.
FIND THE ANSWER: mashpeewampanoagtribe.com/history.html
3. The 17th-century Wampanoag ate a varied and complex diet.
What are four ways the Wampanoag gathered food during the 1600s and before?
FIND THE ANSWER: www.plimoth.org/kids/homeworkHelp/dinner.php
4. What kind of homes did the Wampanoag live in? What are they called?
FIND THE ANSWER: www.native-languages.org/houses.htm#wigwam
5. Modern Wampanoag speak English. In the past, they spoke their native Wampanoag language. The language has been lost, but a record of many words remains. What are the Wampanoag words for bear, deer, and owl ?
FIND THE ANSWER: www.native-languages.org/wampanoag_animals.htm
6. The Pilgrims were not the first Europeans to encounter the Wampanoag. What Italian explorer met the Wampanoag in 1525?
FIND THE ANSWER: www.mayflowerhistory.com/History/indians3.php
7. The 17th-century Wampanoag wore deerskin leggings and mantles (shirts). In colder weather, they wore ____ on their feet.
FIND THE ANSWER: www.scarborough.k12.me.us/wis/teachers/dtewhey/webquest/colonial/wampanoag_clothing.htm
8. The Wampanoag and the Pilgrims had peaceful, if not friendly, relations in the 1620s. But over the
years, the relationship between the Wampanoag and the colonists grew much worse. In 1675, a devastating
war called broke out between the two cultures.
FIND THE ANSWER: www.pilgrimhall.org/philipwar.htm